Victim’s name released for fatal fire at Perrysburg Twp. apartments


LIME CITY — The victim in the structure fire at the Titleist Club Apartments in Perrysburg Township was 47-year-old Justin Dotson.

The male victim was the single fatality in the fire last Thursday night. The cause of death has not been released. The victim was taken to the Lucas County coroner for an autopsy and identification.

According to Perrysburg Township Fire Chief Tom Brice, damages have been estimated at $50,000 at the apartment building, which has been valued at $750,000.

The apartment of origin for the fire has been determined to be uninhabitable, and the first floor apartment beneath it may also be uninhabitable, but residents have returned to the other four apartments.

The building is located at 9574 Mandell Road. A cause is still under investigation by the Perrysburg Township Police Department and fire marshal.

Brice described the Titleist Club Apartments as multi-family dwellings with six apartments in the building. The fire was in a second floor apartment at the end of the building. The fire was in the living room.

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